The congregation of The First United Methodist Church of Bayou La Batre, would like to welcome our new pastor, Rev. Janie Mallett. Janie Mallett may be a familiar name to some of you in our community. She has been a faithful member of First United Methodist Church of Bayou La Batre since high school and was active in the Youth Group while attending Alba High School. She graduated from Alba High School in 1981 and is also a 1987 University of South Alabama graduate. She was a life-long teacher before answering the call on her life to become a pastor in 2019. Janie has a deep love for our church, our community and its people. She has started many ministries with FUMC of BLB, including Have Hope Food Ministry which helps families and individuals in Bayou La Batre and surrounding communities along with starting Beacon of Hope Christian School in 2012.
First United Methodist Church of Bayou La Batre has been standing on that hill for 30+ years, we would love to see our congregation grow. We have a newly renovated sanctuary and a new Children’s Church.
We welcome you to come by for a visit on Sundays at 9:30am to meet Rev Mallett, her husband Rufus and their 3 children, Ben, Brigitte and Brandon.
We have exciting plans for our church and we would love for you and your family to be a part of these plans….God has blesses this church on the hill and we put our faith and trust in Him as this church moves forward. May the Lord bless our ministry and you!
First United Methodist Church of Bayou La Batre
12700 Padgett Switch Rd.
Irvington, AL 36544